programming

noun pro·gram·ming \ -miŋ \
variants: or less commonly programing

Definition of programming

1 :the planning, scheduling, or performing of a program
2 a :the process of instructing or learning by means of an instructional program
b :the process of preparing an instructional program

Examples of programming in a Sentence

  1. The news conference interrupted regular television programming.

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First Known Use of programming

1896


PROGRAMMING Defined for English Language Learners

programming

noun

Definition of programming for English Language Learners

  • : the act or job of creating computer programs

  • : a schedule of television or radio broadcasts



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